Crüe Ball is a 1992 pinball video game developed by Electronic Arts for the Mega Drive/Genesis. It was based around the glam metal band Mötley Crüe and featured three Crüe songs: "Dr. Feelgood", "Live Wire" and "Home Sweet Home". The game's soundtrack by Brian L. Schmidt features heavy metal-style music.
Identifier sg_Crue_Ball_1992_Electronic_Arts_NuFX_EU-US_enMediatype softwareScanner Internet Archive Python library 0.5.2Publicdate 2014-05-06 03:06:03Addeddate 2014-05-06 03:06:03Emulator_ext binEmulator genesisCreator Electronic Arts/NuFXDate 1992Year 1992Backup_location ia905807_15Language English
The game's prototype name was Twisted Flipper. The producer of the game, Richard Robbins, initially pursued the name "Headbanger Ball", but MTV balked at a license and Mötley Crüe was added relatively late in development.
This game was designed by two people who actually worked on pinball games: Mark Sprenger (artist for such games as 1984's Space Shuttle and 1986's High Speed) and Brian L. Schmidt (composer for Black Knight 2000 and various pinball games by Data East Pinball/Sega Pinball (now Stern Pinball, Inc.).